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Brown Anole

Anolis sagrei

Description:

light brown color with markings on their back that are a darker brown to black, and on their sides they have several tan to light color lines. Like other anoles, it can change color

Notes:

Conservation status: Secure . Highly invasive. Brown anoles molt in small pieces, unlike some other reptiles, which molt in one large piece.Anoles may consume the molted skin to replenish supplies of calcium. In captivity, the molted skin may stick to the anole if humidity is too low. The unshed layer of skin can build up around the eyes, preventing the lizard from feeding and leading to starvation. This can be prevented by maintaining high humidity.

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2 Comments

tibiprada
tibiprada 7 years ago

Thank you, keithp2012 thought so!

keithp2012
keithp2012 7 years ago

It's shedding its skin

tibiprada
Spotted by
tibiprada

Davie, Florida, USA

Spotted on Jul 30, 2013
Submitted on Jul 30, 2013

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